Call for Papers: Kerala Law Academy’s Seminar on Law of Forensic Science [July 29]: Submit by July 15

We are glad to inform you that Kerala Law Academy law college in association with Centre For Advanced  Legal Studies And Research (CALSAR) is organizing a National Seminar on Law of Forensic Science: “The Art of Decoding Crime“, to be held on 29th of July 2016  at JUSTICE V.R. KRISHNA IYER MEMORIAL HALL  at Kerala Law Academy campus, Peroorkada, Trivandrum, Kerala.

We also invite papers from Law Students, Academicians, Lawyers, Policy makers, and officials from various institutions; – and NGO, Social Activists, Social science researchers and faculty and research scholars on the below mentioned themes and sub themes to be presented during the Seminar.


Scope and Meaning of Questionable Documents and Disputed Fingerprints

Identification of Handwriting, Signatures and Forgery

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Role of Latest Scientific Instruments in Forensic Document Examination 

Legal Aspects 


Sudden Death: Causes and Medico-Legal Aspects

Medico-Legal Aspects of Injuries In Case Of Dowry Deaths

Poison and Their Medico-Legal Aspects


DNA Profiling Technique

Case Study


The Polygraph (Lie Detector)

Blood Spattering Analysis

Constitutional Issues and Legal Aspects

The last date for submission of abstract is 15th July 2016 by email to .

Upon intimation of acceptance of abstract on 16th of July 2016, participants are requested to submit full paper before midnight of 26th of July 2016.


The organizersof the Seminar call upon Law Students, Academicians, Lawyers, policy makers, and officials from various institutions; NGO ,Social Activists , Social science researchers and faculty  and research scholars of relevant disciplines to present their well researched papers at the seminar, relevant to the above themes.

Kindly confine yourself to the areas identified for the Seminar. The papers may be in Times New Roman Font 12 size in A4 format, single line spacing, not exceeding 3000 words including Footnotes.

The papers shall be screened by a committee. The full papers to maximum of 40 approved by the committee shall be accepted for presentation in the seminar. The intimation of selection will be made through email.

The final paper should contain a cover page which includes Name, Designation, Relevant Discipline and Year of Study, Address, email id and Contact number.

Papers should be written in English, and the working language of the seminar will be English and presentations shall be done in English.

Co-authorship is permitted, subject to a limit of maximum two authors per submission. Submission should be made by the author who will attend the seminar. For papers having more than one author shall pay his registration fee.

Only one paper per participant will be permitted. Multiple submissions will lead to disqualification.

No part of the paper should have been published earlier nor should it be under consideration for publication. Any form of plagiarism will result in immediate disqualification.

There will be a registration fee of Rs 1000 for each participants as well as selected paper presenters.  The registration fee need only be paid at time of registration on the date of the seminar, i.e., 29th of July 2016 at 8 am.


Submission of Abstract: 15th of July, 2016.

Intimation of Abstract Acceptance on or before 16th of July 2016.

Submission of Full Paper on acceptance of abstract: 26th of July 2016



Vidya V.V.  (Assistant Professor, Kerala Law Academy Law College) – Mob.  8891169626

Prajitha P.G.  (Assistant Professor, Kerala Law Academy Law College) – Mob. 9961706340

Co. Convenor

Serin Elsa John  (Guest Faculty, Kerala Law Academy Law College) – Mob. 9995599669


Anuradha P Nair – 9746289265

Avinash Sagar – 9495013777

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